The Global Environment Facility (GEF) is the managing body of the SCCF and LDCF funds. GEF’s operational policies, procedures and governance structure are applied to these funds, unless COP guidance and LDCF/SCCF Council decide otherwise. Its governing structure is composed of: the Assembly, the Council, the Secretariat, ten Agencies, a Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP), and the Independent Office of Monitoring and Evaluation.
This manual provides the first methodology designed specifically for projects in the transportation sector to develop ex-ante estimations of the GHG impacts of transport projects as accurately as possible.
This publication focuses on the work of the GEF and its partners in bringing the technical resources and capacity of each partner in the network to provide solutions to an array of chemical management issues.
The GEF CEO answers six questions about this initiative to combat soil degradation in the Sahel region.
Through stories of the GEF’s efforts to preserve diversity across the globe this book illustrates how far we have come, the successes we have enjoyed – and highlights what will be required of us in the future.
Since its inception in 1991, the GEF has financed over 300 projects and programs focusing on forest conservation and management in developing countries.
The GEF has addressed the issue of ozone depleting substances to help developing countries and economies in transition meet Protocol targets by financing technology transfer, outreach and training, and programs to phase out ODS.